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Obama in push for 'world without nuclear weapons'
BBC News ^ | 03/26/2012 | BBC News

Posted on 03/25/2012 9:28:16 PM PDT by EnglishCon

US President Barack Obama says he is pushing for "a world without nuclear weapons", making direct appeals to North Korea and Iran.

He also pledged to work with Russia and China, speaking ahead of a summit in Seoul aimed at reducing the risk of nuclear terrorism.

He emphasised the US's unique position to seek change but said "serious sustained global effort" was needed.

The meeting is being attended by representatives from some 50 countries.

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Note "He also spoke, he said, as a father who did not want to see his daughters growing up in a world with nuclear threats, a comment which drew applause from his student audience."

Using his kids as a tool yet again.

1 posted on 03/25/2012 9:28:28 PM PDT by EnglishCon
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To: EnglishCon

Didn’t President Carter do this with Amy?


2 posted on 03/25/2012 9:29:57 PM PDT by TigerClaws
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To: EnglishCon

Except for the Caliphate.


3 posted on 03/25/2012 9:32:04 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (3 little girls murdered by islam, Toulouse March 2012 . Time for the Final Crusade!!!!!)
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To: EnglishCon

Something’s working. It must be stopped. You could’nt write our world.


4 posted on 03/25/2012 9:34:27 PM PDT by TwoSwords
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To: EnglishCon

They are probably more safe in arsenals around the world than being parted out and getting weapons grade material smuggled around.


5 posted on 03/25/2012 9:36:32 PM PDT by Smokin' Joe (How often God must weep at humans' folly. Stand fast. God knows what He is doing)
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To: EnglishCon

Nuclear weapons on planet Earth are a fact of life...now and for as long as there are ‘intelligent’ life forms here. They will NEVER go away.

That being said, Obozo is either dangerously naive and completely ignorant, or he inadvertently vocalized his true belief that the US should be disarmed. Either or.


6 posted on 03/25/2012 9:37:07 PM PDT by rottndog (Be Prepared for what's coming AFTER America....)
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To: EnglishCon

He must be into the blow again. What a moron.

He doesn’t want his daughters punished with a baby either.

The guy has the worst bs. Telepromter must have been on the fritz.

North Koerans ready to bank that deal. Deliver the benjamins Omullah. See? No nukes. Not till next month anyway.


7 posted on 03/25/2012 9:37:19 PM PDT by FlyingEagle
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To: EnglishCon

What a suprise... The Marxist usurper wants to give up our nuclear weapons to make North Korea and Iran happy. That will surely make the world a safer place.


8 posted on 03/25/2012 9:37:43 PM PDT by fireman15 (Check your facts before making ignorant statements.)
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To: EnglishCon
[nobama] making direct appeals to North Korea and Iran.

What a total fool. He actually believes Iran and N Korea can be trusted.

9 posted on 03/25/2012 9:40:20 PM PDT by upchuck (Where others hold a window into the world, nobama holds a mirror. h/t - Don Surber)
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To: TigerClaws

Using your kids as part of election strategy is something I find particularly offensive, since there is a strong tradition against even mentioning the children of politicians here until they reach adulthood. Or do something incredibly boneheaded, like getting caught drinking under age.


10 posted on 03/25/2012 9:41:00 PM PDT by EnglishCon (Gingrich/Santorum 2012.)
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To: EnglishCon

Obama mulls unilateral disarmament of strategic nukes
http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2012/02/obama_mulls_unilateral_disarmament_of_strategic_nukes.html

Obama’s unilateral disarmament: White House drive for ‘nuclear zero’ imperils the world
http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/feb/16/obamas-unilateral-disarmament/


11 posted on 03/25/2012 9:42:41 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (Ich habe keinen Konig aber Gott)
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To: EnglishCon
He emphasised the US's unique position to seek change but said "serious sustained global effort" was needed. The meeting is being attended by representatives from some 50 countries.

Translation: Obama emphasised HIS unique position to seek change...but said serious sustained global effort was needed....to position Him as the world leader.

Obama's going for the gold now folks!...and with it he may very well usher in world war 3.

12 posted on 03/25/2012 9:45:41 PM PDT by caww
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To: EnglishCon
Hey boy blunder, yeah you obambat, That ain't going to happen so do not give all our big toys away. Better yet just don't do anything until after the next election and we can replace you with a real grown up adult.
13 posted on 03/25/2012 9:47:03 PM PDT by oldenuff2no (Rangers lead the way...... Delta, the original European home land security)
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To: upchuck
He actually believes Iran and N Korea can be trusted.

Better said..Does he think they would even begin to trust him? They shouldn't or they are the fools.

14 posted on 03/25/2012 9:49:39 PM PDT by caww
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To: EnglishCon

Well, he is really an idiot and a dreamer. India and Pakistan will have to have seats at the table along with China and North Korea.

Fool!


15 posted on 03/25/2012 9:50:21 PM PDT by plumcrazy
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To: oldenuff2no

I hope and pray that it is so.

Mentioned before that a couple of my kids are seriously thinking of emigrating to the US. I’d sort of like to have something for them to run to, rather than running from the mess this country is becoming.


16 posted on 03/25/2012 9:51:58 PM PDT by EnglishCon (Gingrich/Santorum 2012.)
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To: EnglishCon

The only nukes Obozo intends to rid the world of are the ones we have. He is the worst enemy the US has ever had.


17 posted on 03/25/2012 9:52:43 PM PDT by pallis
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To: rottndog
Obozo is either dangerously naive and completely ignorant, or he inadvertently vocalized his true belief that the US should be disarmed. Either or.

Well we have to look at this from Obamas desire to have office on the world stage...he's also campaigning for that...and there are some leaders who have already been lining him up for something, though it escapes me at the moment. Read it awhile back.

18 posted on 03/25/2012 9:54:34 PM PDT by caww
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To: EnglishCon

the world without nukes? no. he only cares about the US being without nukes.

0failure and his ideologues are strapping the American people face down to the edge of the gurney...

that cold clammy feeling you have is the KY being applied.

you know what comes next... right?


19 posted on 03/25/2012 9:55:37 PM PDT by sten (fighting tyranny never goes out of style)
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To: EnglishCon

Frankly, I see nothing wrong with that particular statement. I don’t want to see kids growing up in a world with nuclear threats either.

The problem of course is that states like North Korea and Iran absolutely can’t be trusted. In fact, none but the western democracies and Israel, and maybe Japan and South Korea can be trusted, and those not terribly far.

But if an absolute no-cheat system can be set up to get rid of nuclear weapons, that would be a good thing. Extremely, extremely difficult. But I’m not prepared to say that it’s necessarily impossible. And if it could reasonably be done, it would be a very good thing.


20 posted on 03/25/2012 9:56:24 PM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: Jeff Winston

And yes, a danger of course is what the poster in post 17 said. Unilateral disarmament isn’t anything we need.


21 posted on 03/25/2012 9:57:51 PM PDT by Jeff Winston
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To: Jeff Winston

If it could be done perfectly, I would agree wholeheartedly. I, like you (I assume) grew up during the pants-wetting stage of the Cold War, and I remember the fear.

But, as you say, several sitting at the nuclear table cannot be trusted. And think back - has any system anywhere not been subverted or evaded in under a week?


22 posted on 03/25/2012 10:05:15 PM PDT by EnglishCon (Gingrich/Santorum 2012.)
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To: EnglishCon

In related news: Scutter in push for world without pretentious jackass occupier of US Presidency.


23 posted on 03/25/2012 10:10:37 PM PDT by Scutter
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To: upchuck
He actually believes Iran and N Korea can be trusted.

There is NOBODY that stupid on the entire planet. Therefore, one can only reach the conclusion that he is seeking unilateral disarmament of the US and our total defeat by nuclear annihilation.

24 posted on 03/25/2012 10:12:53 PM PDT by ProtectOurFreedom
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To: EnglishCon

Nuclear weapons have saved more lives than they have ever killed and that will continue to be true... until it isn’t.


25 posted on 03/25/2012 10:19:19 PM PDT by RC one (may the strongest man win.)
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To: RC one

Agree totally. Once the genie was out of the bottle, MAD was the only logical way to prevent them actually being used.

It worked.


26 posted on 03/25/2012 10:23:33 PM PDT by EnglishCon (Gingrich/Santorum 2012.)
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To: Jeff Winston
In fact, none but the western democracies and Israel, and maybe Japan and South Korea can be trusted, and those not terribly far.

I would, perhaps, be inclined to add India to that short list, as they demonstrated remarkable forebearance in the face of a direct act of war against their nation, in the attack on their national legislature some years back. A commendable act on their part, and indicates to me that they may be trusted with nuclear weapons, at least at present...

the infowarrior

27 posted on 03/25/2012 10:24:26 PM PDT by infowarrior
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To: EnglishCon

It works until a rogue nation like Iran or NK gets their hands on nuclear weapons. Then the whole MAD philosophy breaks down. Crazy people with nukes changes everything.


28 posted on 03/25/2012 10:31:55 PM PDT by RC one (may the strongest man win.)
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To: rawcatslyentist

And their fiends the Chicoms and the Russkies..


29 posted on 03/25/2012 10:36:59 PM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: RC one

A rogue nation already has nuclear weapons: Pakistan.


30 posted on 03/25/2012 10:43:42 PM PDT by El Kabong1
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To: EnglishCon

Misinformation. He seeks a world where the United States has no nuclear arms. The rest of the world isn’t inherently evil as the US like. His mama and other red diaper doper babies told him so.


31 posted on 03/25/2012 10:45:09 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: EnglishCon
They tried this once before. Didn't work out so well...

Superman IV: The Quest for Peace - Trailer


32 posted on 03/25/2012 10:47:14 PM PDT by JediJones (The Divided States of Obama's Declaration of Dependence: Death, Taxes and the Pursuit of Crappiness)
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To: EnglishCon

Obama claimed he grew up in school doing duck and cover exercises. Except he wasn’t in the United States attending school when that was still the drill.

In the 1970s on the Gulf, we’d line up in an interior hallway and shield are heads in tornado drills but no ducking under a desk or anything.

The man is dishonest and has fabricated his history. He also claimed his parents came together because of what happened at the Selma march. Years after Barry was already born.


33 posted on 03/25/2012 10:48:26 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (Barack Obama continued to sponsor Jeremiah Wright after he said "G.D. AMERIKKA!"Where's the outrage?)
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To: a fool in paradise

That IS odd. we stopped duck and cover about 1968, IIRC. You guys stopped about the same time.

The guy just mires himself deeper and deeper.


34 posted on 03/25/2012 10:55:38 PM PDT by EnglishCon (Gingrich/Santorum 2012.)
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To: a fool in paradise
The man is dishonest and has fabricated his history. He also claimed his parents came together because of what happened at the Selma march. Years after Barry was already born.

There is something seriously amiss in America - while most of the sheeple sit like drones in front of the 65" flat screen TVs worried about their brackets.

That’s Weird?… Article Calling Obama the ‘Manchurian Candidate’ Disappears Down Memory Hole
35 posted on 03/25/2012 10:55:58 PM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: EnglishCon
Since the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty was enacted, NONE of the nations that had weapons up to that time has disarmed with the exception of South Africa. Since then, only TWO peaceable nations has acquired nuclear weapons (India and Israel) and those because they were under direct, immediate, and proximate threat. Meanwhile the following despotic and dangerous nations, with no one threatening them, have acquired or are in the active process of acquiring nuclear weapons and delivery systems: North Korea, Pakistan, Iran, and (possibly) Venezuela. Iraq, Syria, and Libya were interdicted.

So, Zero, how'd that NPT thingy really work out?

I'll bet he thinks it's just peachy.

36 posted on 03/25/2012 11:24:50 PM PDT by Carry_Okie (There is no such thing as "renewable" energy.)
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To: EnglishCon
In 1950 the United States was a nuclear superpower with just 38 deliverable weapons.

IN Obamas century 21, Iran, North Korea, Burma et.al. could be nuclear superpowers.

37 posted on 03/25/2012 11:52:44 PM PDT by Oztrich Boy (This world is a comedy to those that think, a tragedy to those that feel - Horace Walpole)
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To: EnglishCon

Ronald Reagan wanted this too. The difference is that Reagan sought peace through strength whereas Obama wants us to unilaterally disarm.


38 posted on 03/26/2012 1:29:59 AM PDT by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: EnglishCon

what do you expect from a man that lets his 13 yr old go off to Mexico by herself for spring break. His kids are nothing more than political tools for him. Seriously though what kind of parents let a 13 yr old go off on by herself for a vacation, regardless of the location.


39 posted on 03/26/2012 2:49:11 AM PDT by eak3
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To: caww
Translation: Obama emphasised HIS unique position to seek change...but said serious sustained global effort was needed....to position Him as the world leader.

Ha,.....that's what all the Birth Cert stuff is about.......President of the UN ...here we come

40 posted on 03/26/2012 3:10:24 AM PDT by spokeshave (Dole/McCain/Romney losers all....NEWT is da Man)
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To: EnglishCon

What he really means is a world where Israel cant use nuclear weapons.


41 posted on 03/26/2012 3:16:08 AM PDT by DainBramage
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To: pallis
"The only nukes Obozo intends to rid the world of are the ones we have. He is the worst enemy the US has ever had."

Nukes for the Greater Caliphate jhadies. Disarmament for the infidels. What we need is duck and cover exercises to protect from Obama.

42 posted on 03/26/2012 3:48:29 AM PDT by Truth29
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To: EnglishCon
Impeach.

Convict.

43 posted on 03/26/2012 4:06:43 AM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: grey_whiskers

WTF foreign policy on display.


44 posted on 03/26/2012 4:13:10 AM PDT by hal ogen (1st Amendment or Reeducation Camp?)
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To: Jeff Winston

As horrible as a nuclear war may be, the fact is that since they were created, there has not been a war between major powers (going on 70 years). I would argue that Korea and Vietnam were proxy wars and Desert Storm, Iraqui Freedom, Afganistan were 1 sided wars.

Prior to that we had WWII, WWI, War of 1870, Crimean War, Napoleonic Wars, 7 Years War...

Anyway, you can make the arguement that nuclear weapons (especially in American hands) have kept the peace.

Just forget the Truman Administration’s screwy idea of handing all of them over to the UN after WWII.


45 posted on 03/26/2012 4:17:32 AM PDT by catman67
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To: EnglishCon

I don’t remember doing Duck and Cover after 1960.


46 posted on 03/26/2012 4:19:57 AM PDT by catman67
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To: TigerClaws
Title Correction: Obama in push for ' world America without nuclear weapons'
47 posted on 03/26/2012 4:22:57 AM PDT by Rebelbase
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To: TwoSwords

> You could’nt write our world.

Actually, all you see transpiring has been predicted in the Bible.

* The re-emergence of Israel.
* The hatred of Israel by the whole world.
* The existential threat to Israel.
* Calling good evil and evil good.
* The destruction of the family.
* The rise of one-world government

There is more.
Read your Bible.
Give your heart to Jesus.
Watch and pray.


48 posted on 03/26/2012 4:25:41 AM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: EnglishCon

Yeah, a world without Nukes, just like we have cities without guns. When nukes are outlawed, only rogue nations will have them. Then, we’re all in trouble.


49 posted on 03/26/2012 4:49:34 AM PDT by Go Gordon (President Poverty - President Downgrade - President Food Stamp - President Pantywaist - B. H. Obama)
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To: catman67

Our principal was ex RAF. Looked it up and they ceased being mandatory here in ‘63 - we are a tad closer to the “front lines” of the times than you guys, but he kept doing the drills until ‘68, when he retired.


50 posted on 03/26/2012 5:04:08 AM PDT by EnglishCon (Gingrich/Santorum 2012.)
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